Transition to All Electronic Tolling proceeding on schedule

There have been over 13.6 million transactions since October 28

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BOSTON (WWLP) – An update on the progress of All Electronic Tolling was given on Wednesday.

Governor Charlie Baker said that the progress of All Electronic Tolling along the Massachusetts Turnpike has been proceeding on or ahead of schedule thanks to the hard work of MassDOT crews and employees.

Drivers are still urged to follow slower speed limits through work zones as roads at former toll plazas are rebuilt before all work is completed at the end of next year.

Officials announced there have been more than 13.6 million transactions since All Electronic Tolling was activated at 10:06 p.m. on Friday, October 28.

Toll plaza demolition construction is proceeding on schedule.

As of Wednesday, MassDOT crews and contractors at 20 out of 23 interchanges have completed the first phase of toll demolition and road reconstruction activities that were scheduled to be completed by November 22, said the MassDOT.

Information regarding the status of construction at interchanges along the MassPike:

  • Interchange 1 in West Stockbridge- Phase One worked completed Monday
  • Interchange 2 in Lee- Phase One work completed Saturday
  • Interchange 2 in Westfield- Phase One work completed Saturday
  • Interchange 4 in West Springfield- Phase One work expected to be completed on Thursday
  • Interchange 5 in Chicopee- Phase One work completed Tuesday
  • Interchange 6 in Chicopee- Phase One work completed Tuesday
  • Interchange 7 in Ludlow- Phase One work completed Tuesday
  • Interchange 8 in Palmer- Phase One work completed Wednesday
  • Interchange 9 in Sturbridge- Phase One work expected to be completed on Thursday
  • Interchange 10 in Auburn- Phase One work completed on Tuesday
  • Interchange 10A in Millbury-Phase One work completed on Monday
  • Interchange 11 in Millbury/ Worcester- Phase One work completed Sunday
  • Interchange 11A in Hopkinton- Phase One work is expected to be completed on Thursday
  • Interchange 12 in Framingham- Phase One work completed Wednesday
  • Interchange 13 in Natick- Phase One work completed Tuesday
  • Interchange 14 in Weston- Phase One work completed Monday
  • The two toll plaza work zones at Interchange 15 in Weston- Phase One work completed last Monday, November 1
  • Interchange 18 in Allston/Brighton- Phase One work completed Monday
  • Interchange 19 in Allston/Brighton- Phase One work completed Tuesday
  • Interchange 20 in Allston/Brighton- Phase One work completed Sunday
  • Interchange 31 at the Ted Williams Tunnel- Phase One work completed Tuesday
  • Interchange 37 at the Ted Williams Tunnel- Phase One work completed last Friday

Through the toll demolition and road reconstruction process, crews and contractors will use 230,000 tons of pavement, which is enough to pave 116 miles of roadway, said the MassDOT.

They will also excavate enough dirt and other material to fill 27,000 dump trucks, which if lined up end-to-end, would stretch 128 miles, said the MassDOT.

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